The Fontinettes boat lift

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The Fontinettes boat lift - Tourism in the Pas-de-Calais

This vertical hydraulic lift near Saint-Omer, unique in France, was designed to avoid using five locks. The lift annexes are open to the public and include a display explaining how this impressive piece of 19th-century engineering works.

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